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State of the Nova Nation: Is Phil Booth Redshirting?, Angel Delgado Talks ‘Nova, Women’s Basketball is on Fire, Weekend Rundown, and More!

Phil Booth missed his 17th straight game, is the junior guard redshirting for the season? If he does take a medical redshirt, how will that impact the team moving forward? Seton Hall forward Angel Delgado has some words for the Wildcats. Also, women’s basketball is on fire, extending their winning streak to five games after picking up a pair of wins this past weekend. We recap those games, Villanova-Providence at the Wells Fargo Center, and some other weekend action in track and swimming.

State of the Nova Nation: Streaking, X Missed a Spot, Big East Weekend Previews, and More!

With a win over Xavier, the Wildcats notched their 46th straight win at the Pavilion, tying a school record. There were a number of other notable streaks that are still alive. Xavier guard, Myles Davis, returned to the court for the first time this season against the Wildcats after being suspended, we evaluate the Musketeers’ decision on that. Then, we recap and preview men’s and women’s basketball action–it’s going to be a loaded weekend. Lastly, can coral be your pet?

Tucker Stars in Loss to George Washington in Home Opener

Enthusiasm and high energy can help a basketball team overcome a lot on the court, but sometimes youth and inexperience can simply lead to too many mistakes to be able to overcome. Such was the case for the Villanova women’s basketball team early Sunday afternoon.  In their first home game of the season, the Wildcats… Read More ›

Creighton Holds off Fierce Villanova Rally

The women’s basketball team launched a fierce fourth quarter comeback against the Creighton Bluejays at the Pavilion on Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, they fell just short of completing the rally. The Bluejays held off the Wildcats to win 65-62. Creighton grabbed the lead early in the game, with Villanova right behind them. It… Read More ›

Week In Review: 2015 Out, 2016 In (Week of 12/28)

It was another week of men’s and women’s basketball. So far, 2016 has been kind to both teams. Pre-New Year’s: Men’s basketball improved to 3-0 in Big 5 play in a win against Penn to start off the week. The Wildcats used a 30-3 run that stretched over the first 14 minutes of the game… Read More ›

Women’s Basketball Falls in OT at Xavier

While the men’s team played Xavier at home, the women’s team flew over to Cincinnati to also take on the Musketeers. It was a closely contested game all throughout, so close that it needed overtime to settle the game. Unfortunately, by the time the final buzzer sounded, the game did not go the Wildcats’ way. The… Read More ›

Week In Review: Road Trippin’ (Week of 11/30)

Every single Villanova team left campus this past weekend to hit the road. Can’t blame them for it though, especially with finals just around the corner. Here are the top stories from this past week: Holy War: Villanova played its first Big Five opponent of the season, heading over to Hagan Arena to play St… Read More ›

Louin’s Career Night Helps Pace Wildcats to Victory

It felt like Alex Louin just couldn’t miss. The sophomore guard poured it on from all over the court, playing an integral part in Villanova’s 78-54 win over Sacramento State in the first round of the Cal Classic. Louin scored a career-high 24 points, with 17 of her points coming in the first half alone…. Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Gobble, Gobble!

With most of campus cleared out for the Thanksgiving weekend, athletics beats on. Here are the different things you can look forward to this weekend while you’re eating some turkey, Black Friday shopping, or recovering from the busy next few days. Back to Brooklyn: The men’s basketball team is going back to the Barclays Center… Read More ›

Women’s Basketball Victorious in Tough Win over St. Joe’s

The Women’s basketball team muscled their way to a victory at home against St. Joe’s, winning  55-49.  The ‘Cats improve to 2-0 at home (2-1 overall). The game started out slow for the Wildcats, with the Hawks clinging onto a narrow 12-11 lead at the end of the first. Caroline Coyer carried the offense for the first… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.

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